Our 50-seat black box theater is host to established plays, new original works, staged readings, film and musical performances.
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The studio hosts a variety of classes & workshops including: cold reading, scene study, character development, voice, monologue, on-camera, improvisation, and musical theater.


We provide a forum for local playwrights to present their work to live audiences for evaluation and feedback throughout the play development process.



TASN 25th Anniversary Social Club             next: October 11 - Not Your Average Joe's
      Join us on the second Tuesday of every month, during 2016, to help celebrate "TASN's 25th Anniversary" by gathering with friends at a local restaurant. Enjoy great food, good drinks, fabulous company while helping to support the "Best Intimate Theater in the North Shore". A percentage of proceeds on these nights will be donated to TASN. Check our e-notices and website for reminders and locations.
      On October 11, join us at Not Your Average Joe's, 1 Market Square, Newburyport. Check out their menu.     Mark your calendar for future dates: Nov 8 and Dec 13. December location yet to be announced.

Attention Women Playwrights - Inviting Women to submit 10-20 minute original work.   Selected works to be part of Women's History Month production, theme title - Glass Ceilings, March 2017
**** Accepting submissions through November 14.   See Play Development for details. ****

WHAT'S ON THE HORIZON
September 16-18, Friday/Saturday 8:00pm, Sunday 5:00pm - Big Work, by Melissa Bergstrom & Kate Marple
September 26, Monday 6:30pm - Writers & Actors INK
September 30, October 1 & 2, Friday/Saturday 8:00pm, Sunday 5:00pm - A Moliere Melange
October 7-16, Friday/Saturyday 8:00pm, Sunday 5:00pm - Marc's Silver Shorts
October 11, Tuesday - TASN 25th Anniversary Social Club - at Not Your Average Joe's, 1 Market Square, Newburyport
October 22, Saturday 7:00pm - Full Moon Story Slam - Theme: Yes or No?
October 24, Monday 6:30pm - Writers & Actors INK
October 29, Saturday 7:00pm - TASN 4th Annual Halloween Dance Party & Fundraiser Auction

Enjoy watching some of our past performances     TASN Past Performances on YouTube


Help Us STAY Front And Center     Thank you for making possible our 2014 BONS (Best of North Shore) award for "Best Small Live Venue". Your support through innumerable ways made this possible. Please help us to continue with our vast offerings through your involvement and your generosity. This 2015-2016 annual campaign is offering an additional means for contributing: PayPal .
      View Full Appeal Letter here
      View/download Donor Card here
Please click here on TASN or mail your check to:
    The Actors Studio of Newburyport, The Tannery Marketplace, 50 Water St., Newburyport, MA 01950